New York

"In the Capital of ""Ethnic"" Cuisine, are Immigrants Eating? "

They cook and serve customers from Chinatown to Little Egypt but recent data suggest that New York City's immigrant communities are at heightened risk of hunger and poverty.

Youth On the Move

A Conversation with Organizers from South Asian Youth Action (SAYA), Desis Rising Up & Moving (DRUM), and Youth Solidarity Summer (YSS)

A T-shirt, a Muslim and a Handful of Eleven-year-olds

An intense anti-Arab media campaign against the Khalil Gibran International Academy ends with a high-tech lynching.

A Brick in the United Front

A report from South Asians Against Police Brutality and Racism

The Time is Right for the Desi Vote

The South Asian community of New York City provides a compelling case for what a widespread and organized effort to register and mobilize voters could look like.

Behind Swing Doors: South Asian Workers Speak

Interviews with New York City food service industry workers

Stories of Joy, Sorrow, and Transformation

Andolan members creatively organize around the exploitation of South Asian low-wage women workers through theatre. Through five poignant monologues, Sukh aur Dukh ki Kahani transforms the portrayal of domestic workers as passive victims into agents of change through storytelling.

One Big, Happy Community?

Class Issues Within South Asian Homes

From Barely Relevant to Key Voting Bloc

In a matter of months, what was considered a politically inactive community unable to leverage its political power was now being wooed by the rival parties for its attention. The South Asian and West Indian enclaves of Richmond Hill and Ozone Park became integral in deciding which party would control the New York State Senate.

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